Business & Finance: New York City

Some of the inquiring minds in the Merchants' Association of New York City have been probing the latest Census Bureau reports to find out just what it is that makes their city so large. They have discovered that New York City produces 60% of the millinery and 75% of the furs. Altogether, the city accounts for about one-twelfth of the entire manufactures of the country.

New York City's Largest Industry is composed of the "needle trades," whose annual output is valued at $2,202,721,853 (not counting production of firms amounting to less than $5,000 a...

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